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BYCX - East Fork Lewis River Bridge

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East Fork Lewis River Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on December 23, 2007

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BH Photo #149587

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Description 

Likely relocated from another location. Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Pin-connected Pratt deck truss bridge over East Fork Lewis River on Chelatchie Prairie Railroad
Location
Clark County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built Ca. 1895, Relocated Here 1928
Railroads
- Chelatchie Prairie Railroad (BYCX)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
The East Fork Lewis River Bridge located between Heisson and Yacolt, Washington is a 160-ft pin-connected Pratt deck truss. The bridge replaced an earlier bridge at the same location originally built in 1902.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 490.0 ft.
Also called
East Fork Railroad Bridge
B.Y.C.X. Railroad Bridge
NP Bridge #23
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.83521, -122.41238   (decimal degrees)
45°50'07" N, 122°24'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/545635/5075905 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Yacolt
Inventory number
BH 43651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2020: New Street View added by Luke
  • February 8, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • December 6, 2017: New photos from Patrick Schmit
  • January 8, 2016: New photos from Mike Garland
  • November 19, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

Related Bridges 

  • Heisson Bridge (Downstream) - Modern Hantwick Road Bridge between structures

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke